Helios Towers Africa on making the ESCO model work

Knowledge partnerships, access to capital and deeper infrastructure sharing

Read this article to learn:

  • Common stumbling blocks with ESCO proposals
  • Suggestions of business models that would attract Helios Towers Africa’s interest
  • Helios Towers Africa’s views on sharing energy infrastructure with other power users
  • Parallels between ESCOs and the towerco industry five years ago

A growing number of ESCOs are targeting the telecoms sector in sub-Saharan Africa, with the promise of tackling one of the emerging market tower industry’s biggest challenges – energy. Whilst a handful of projects are starting to appear, the model has not yet gained major traction in the industry. We speak to Helios Towers Africa’s…

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